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8 Ways to Prepare for a Fast Sale

8 Ways to Prepare for a Fast Sale If you are looking to sell your home right now, you likely won’t have a problem getting it sold in Folsom, El Dorado County or most areas of Sacramento. It has been predicted that 2017 will be the fastest market in history. It’s a seller’s market right [...]

4 Ways to Prepare for Damaged, Lost or Stolen Phones

4 Ways to Prepare for Damaged, Lost or Stolen Phones Have you ever had your phone stolen, dropped it in the sink, or have it fall off the balcony 30 floors up? It’s a sinking feeling and you’re terrified to pick it up and see if it’s shattered, scratched up, or completely unusable. All your [...]

The Forgotten Manners

The Forgotten Manners Now and then, we occasionally look at our kids, and think… wow, my kids really do have manners… mostly when we are around other kids that don’t! Isn’t that always the way it is? It’s easier to see the misbehavior’s and disrespect of other parent’s kids, rather than your own. But it’s [...]

4 Hacks Every Pet Owner Needs

4 Hacks Every Pet Owner Needs Pet owners love their pets. In the U.S., 44% own a dog and 29% own a cat. Only 3% own other pets, like parakeets, snakes and hamsters. As much as we love our pets, they can create challenges in maintaining a home. Four-legged Family Member Most folks that have [...]

The Real Truth About Rent vs Buy

The Real Truth About Rent vs Buying in Sacramento, CA In the United States, there is somewhere around $13.1 trillion in total value of the equity held by over 75 million U.S. homeowners, according to the latest estimates from the Federal Reserve Board. And that works out to almost $175,000 per owning household. This is undeniable [...]

6 Laundry Organization Tips

6 Laundry Organization Tips Taking care of household laundry can be grueling if you let it pile up and take over your life. Especially with kids, school, sports, and work! When life gets crazy, going here, going there, and family time is precious, doing household chores can be overwhelming. We have three boys, all in [...]

5 Tips to Start the VA Loan

5 Important Tips to Start the VA Loan For military home buyers, the VA loans offer some unbeatable advantages, like a $0 down payment, no mortgage insurance, and more lenient credit requirements. This is a hard-earned benefit for those that qualify and isn’t all that different from buying with other loan products. Having the correct information and [...]

Why Attend Open Houses in Sacramento

Why Attend Open Houses in Your Neighborhood? Is your neighbor’s home for sale? I bet you are curious and want to go look as soon as they have their first open house, right? It’s a good idea, even if you aren’t buying or thinking of selling because it can be a wealth of information you may [...]

Flipping is on the rise in Sacramento

House Flipping is on the rise in Sacramento Do you watch the TV shows like Fixer Upper Starring Chip and Joanna Gaines? Or Flip or Flop? What about House Hunters Renovation? These TV shows make it look easy, but they also come across a lot of “unknown” issues that can be costly. I know a [...]

Kids Born in 2017 Will Never Know

12 Things Kids Born in 2017 Will Never Know On my Facebook news feed, I often see friends welcoming the new baby into the family. A monthly profile picture of the growing baby bump the mom’s like to post. Grandparents beaming with great pictures of new little ones they get to spoil, with probably more [...]